Inaccurate Stability Calculations Found as Probable Cause in Golden Ray Capsizing

The NTSB’s issued a Marine Accident Report today detailing the board’s investigation into the September 8, 2019 capsizing of the roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier as it transited outbound through St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia.

Two Crew On Euronav VLCC Killed By Large Wave Rounding Cape Horn

Two crew members on board a Euronav-owned Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) have died after apparently being struck by a large wave as the ship rounded Cape Horn on Saturday, September 11th.

Filipino crew killed by mooring line, Italy

Tanker was in process of unmooring, but after tragic accident, she was obviously, detained, for investigation.

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Nearing End as Final Cut Completed

The St. Simons Sound Incident Response says the cut to separate sections four and five was completed Saturday, leaving the last two sections that will now need to be lifted onto a barge for eventual towing to a Louisiana recycling facility.

Crowley, Shell to build largest LNG bunker barge in US

Florida-based marine solutions, transportation and logistics company Crowley Maritime Corporation has signed a long-term time charter with Shell NA LNG for the building and operation of a new LNG bunker barge.

Hurtigruten Coastal Ship Loses Power Off Norway

A rescue operation was launched Tuesday night after a Hurtigruten coastal passenger ship lost power and was drifting off a notoriously dangerous area off the coast of Norway.

Battery-Powered Speedboat Looking To Become The Tesla Of The Sea

Sweden’s Candela Speed Boat AB is challenging the conventional combustion-engine leisure-craft industry with a new battery-powered speedboat, betting that flight can solve the main hurdle to marine electrification.

Bureau Veritas wraps up first-ever remote in-water hull survey

Bureau Veritas has completed, together with MaDfly – Marine Drone Services, the first full in-water ship’s hull survey with a mini remotely operated vehicle (ROV).

Wakashio stern remains lodged on reef 375 days on from its infamous grounding

Mauritius authorities continue to investigate the grounding, 2020’s most high profile shipping accident, pay out decisions to the local community are ongoing, and the ship’s crew are still being detained on the island.

10 containers lost, washed ashore on resort island beaches, Andaman sea

Caravan encountered heavy seas, resulting in the loss of 10 containers. All were located, with majority being washed ashore on Ko Bulon Le island beaches

New partnership aims to turn non-recyclable plastics into marine fuel

Swedish waste management firm Riverrecycle and UK-based renewable energy company Clean Planet Energy have entered into an agreement to remove non-recyclable plastics from rivers and then repurpose the waste as new ultra-clean fuel for the marine sector.

NTSB Opens Public Docket in Golden Ray Investigation

The docket, released Thursday, contains 96 items totaling over 1,700 pages, including interview transcripts, photographs and other investigative materials.

UK Defense Ministry: Israel ship targeted in attack off Oman

An Israeli-owned merchant ship reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, the British military said Friday, offering few other details about the incident.

Costamare takes bulker fleet to 37 with acquisition of 21 vessels

The ships acquired include the 2012-built, 83,500 dwt Spring Aeolian, the 2010-built, 82,200 dwt Jaigarh, the 11-year-old, 55,500 dwt Darya Lakshmi and the 13-year-old, 76,600 dwt Imperial Rose.

Report: Two Killed Dismantling Carnival Cruise Ship in Turkey

The Platform points out that the Carnival Inspiration was initially bought by Ege Çelik, a yard on the EU list of approved ship recycling facilities, although the ship was later moved to Metas, a ship recycling facility recently acquired by Ege Çelik but not yet part of the EU list.

Offshore support vessel heavy list, most of 70 crew rescued, some are missing

The accident took place at around 11,00 hrs local time, near the Honghaiwan wind measurement tower in the Red Bay area of ​​Huizhou.

China Challenges Singapore as Asia’s Top Bunker Supplier

Singapore is facing the greatest competition yet to its status as the dominant marine fuel supplier in Asia, with China luring more ships to its shores following a rapid expansion of its port and refining facilities.

Filipino Chief Engineer of bulk carrier NORD SUNDA dies

NORD SUNDA had to call Le Havre France on Jun 30, being in medical emergency.

Crowley to build and operate first U.S. all-electric tugboat

Florida-based Crowley Maritime Corporation has revealed its plans to build and operate the first all-electric harbor tug in the United States.

Tornado Strikes Key U.S. Navy Submarine Base in Georgia, Injuring 17

On Wednesday, more than a dozen people were injured when a tornado struck an on-base RV park at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, one of the U.S. Navy's key nuclear submarine sustainment and repair facilities.

Mexico’s Pemex Battles Crazy Fire Near Offshore Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico

A fire has broken out near Pemex’s Ku Maloob Zaap offshore platform complex after a submarine pipeline valve broke, leaking oil into the country’s Gulf Coast.

MOL’s subsidiary tests biofuel on a car carrier

Belgium-based Euro Marine Logistics N.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese MOL, has started sea trials of its operated car carrier, the City Of Oslo, using biofuel.

U-Ming Forms JV and Orders Vessels for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms

In the latest example of an ocean carrier seeking to expand its business to realize opportunities in the emerging offshore wind industry, Taiwanese carrier U-Ming announced a new marine offshore joint venture.

Disabled freighter towed to anchorage, Marmara sea

MEGA D was taken on tow by rescue tigs and towed to Ahirkapi anchorage, Istanbul.

Study: Submarine Data Cable Security Deserves Urgent Attention

If submarine data cables are the nerve center of modern day digital age, then the ocean is the heart of this critical infrastructure. Over 750,000 miles of cable connect the world’s continents under the ocean, carrying 99 percent of all digital communications, including phone calls, emails and financial transactions.

Keppel and Sembmarine in talks on combining offshore and marine businesses

One of the longest speculated mergers in Singapore marine – a bringing together of Keppel Offshore & Marine and SembCorp Marine – moved a step closer to reality on Thursday non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore a potential combination.

Deal in principle reached on Ever Given

An agreement in principle has been reached over a compensation claim between the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the owners of the 20,388 teu Ever Given that blocked the Suez Canal in March this year.

Ulstein to Design Non-Fossil Fuel Containership for Norwegian Startup

The utilisation of this advanced marine technology will be a key element in EDGE Navigation’s stated goal of achieving net-zero emissions.

Passenger ferry fire, Black sea

Not much details available, understood the ship was disabled, adrift for several hours, later taken on tow and towed to Chornomorsk anchorage.

Oceania, Kanfer to build ammonia-ready LNG bunkering vessel

Kanfer Shipping AS, a Norway-based shipping company focusing on small-scale LNG and LNG bunkering, and Australia’s Oceania Marine Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to build an ammonia-ready LNG bunkering vessel.